Olympia Rising once started as a successful Kickstarter campaign, promising to bring back the traditional 2D action games. If you look at the screens, you know the developers went all out to succeed in their goal. The game combines the Greek mythology with an interesting pixel-art but is it fun to play? Time to find out in our new Indie Corner.
Disney Infinity 3.0 is a huge success, with new figurines offering the best of Disney, Marvel and Star Wars in one bundle. Until now, Star Wars was the main focus of Disney Infinity 3.0 but that’s about to change in Marvel Battlegrounds. It’s time to call in the Avengers and their friends and enemies; it’s time to enter the arena!
What once started as one of the strangest tech demos we ever played turned out to be an innovating spin-off game set in the Star Fox universe. Project Guard transformed into Star Fox Guard and certainly has that ‘Miyamoto’ magic all over it. Sure, it’s not the best Wii U game on the market but it’s one of the only games able to demonstrate the true power of the GamePad.
Paranautical Activity launched a while back on PC but landed on Wii U today. This isn’t your ordinary game, it’s a rogue-like dungeon crawler created in pixelated 3D environments. Don’t expect an easy ride; the eight levels are probably the eight most brutal levels you’ll ever play on your Wii U system. Are you looking for a challenge? Paranautical Activity might quench that thirst.
Ever since Wario first appeared in Super Mario 2 as the end boss, he has become the infamous Nintendo anti-hero and protagonist of the Wario Land franchise. Unlike Mario saving princess peach, Wario’s adventures revolve around collecting as much gold and treasures. In Wario Land: Shake Dimension it is no different.
Shantae: Risky’s revenge is a platform game where you play as Shantae, a half-genie who has to stop her nemesis, Ricky after she stole a mysterious lamp during the annual Relics Hunters Expo. In order the stop the dangerous powers of the lamp she has to collect 3 magical seals before they get into the hands of Ricky.